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June 18, 2015 9:27 am

Gunman Kills 9 in Suspected Hate Crime Shooting at Historic African American Church in Charleston

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Police are looking for the suspect in the Charleston hate crime shooting that killed nine people. Photo: Twitter.

Police in Charleston are hunting for the primary suspect in the hate crime shooting that killed nine people. Photo: Twitter.

Police widened the search Thursday for a gunman who opened fire and killed nine people during a prayer service at a historic African American church in downtown Charleston, in one of the worst attacks on a place of worship in the United States in recent memory.

At least one other person was injured in the Wednesday night assault, which began about an hour after the assailant entered the church and observed the service, authorities said.

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